Using rough-sawn maple and walnut lumber, Linn from Darbin Orvar crafts a baseball bat from scratch for MAKE. Watch as she explains every step in detail, from cutting, to jointing and planing, gluing and clamping the pieces together, re-jointing and trimming, and then turning the wood bat blank on the lathe to shape, sand, and wax the final product.

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